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The Future of Health Policy

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$42.00 • £33.95 • €38.00

ISBN 9780674338265

Publication Date: 08/19/1998

Short

256 pages

6 x 9 inches

4 line illustrations, 29 tables

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  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • I. Conceptual Issues
    • 1. What Is Health?
    • 2. What Is Health Economics?
    • 3. The Price of Health
    • 4. Poverty and Health
  • II. Empirical Studies
    • 5. U.S. Health Expenditures and the Gross National Product
    • 6. How Canada Does It: Physicians’ Services
    • 7. How Canada Does It: Acute Hospital Care
    • 8. Expenditures for Reproduction-Related Health Care
    • 9. America’s Children
  • III. Policy Analysis
    • 10. Cost Containment: No Pain, No Gain
    • 11. The “Competition Revolution” of the 1980s
    • 12. The Counterrevolution in Health Care Financing
    • 13. Technology Assessment and Health Policy
    • 14. National Health Insurance Revisited
  • Notes
  • References
  • Sources
  • Index

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